Mental disorders among adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 25 surveys.

@article{Fazel2008MentalDA,
  title={Mental disorders among adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 25 surveys.},
  author={Seena Fazel and Helen Doll and Niklas L{\aa}ngstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={1010-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To systematically review and perform a meta-analysis of the research literature on the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities. METHOD Surveys of psychiatric morbidity based on interviews of unselected populations of detained children and adolescents were identified by computer-assisted searches, scanning of reference lists, hand-searching of journals, and correspondence with authors of relevant reports. The sex-specific… CONTINUE READING
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